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Spelling theme:

easily confused homophones

CHALLENGE 1

Learn to spell & make sure you know the meaning of EVERY word

  1. affect
  2. effect
  3. accept
  4. except
  5. advise
  6. advice
  7. practise
  8. practice
  9. aloud
  10. allowed

CHALLENGE 2

What word class are all of the above words?

Do any of them fit in more than one word class?

CHALLENGE 3: Find the meaning of these 2 words

? complement

? compliment

CHALLENGE 4:

Find 2 of your own words that use the same spelling pattern…not from the orange book!!

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Year 5

Spelling theme:

ee sound spelt ei

CHALLENGE 1Learn to spell & make sure you know the meaning of EVERY word

receive

deceive

ceiling

receipt

conceit

inconceivable

seize

protein

being

weird

CHALLENGE 2: What word class are all of the above words. Do any of them fit in more than one word class?

CHALLENGE 3: Find the meaning of these 2 words

? perceive

? albeit

CHALLENGE 4: Find 2 of your own words that use the same spelling pattern…not from the orange book!!

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Week 2 - Tested on the 18th January

Spelling theme:

double letters –tricky words

CHALLENGE 1Learn to spell & make sure you know the meaning of EVERY word

embarrass

excellent

exaggerate

especially

interrupt

balloon

possessions

occasionally

success

recommend

CHALLENGE 2: What word class are all of the above words. Do any of them fit in more than one word class?

CHALLENGE 3: Find the meaning of these 2 words

 dissipate = disappear or cause to disappear (in reference to a feeling or emotion)

His mummy's huge cuddle helped to dissipate his disappointment at not winning the race.

? incidentally

CHALLENGE 4: Find 2 of your own words that use the same spelling pattern.

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TERM 3

Week 1

 

Spelling theme:

words ending in ‘-ent’

CHALLENGE 1Learn to spell & make sure you know the meaning of EVERY word

frequent

patient

ancient

innocent

dependent

intelligent

obedient

magnificent

silent

different

CHALLENGE 2: What word class are all of the above words. Do any of them fit in more than one word class?

CHALLENGE 3: Find the meaning of these 2 words

? imminent

? abhorrent

CHALLENGE 4: Find 2 of your own words that use the same spelling pattern.

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NB This week's suggested spelling game

"YOU'D BETTER SHAPE UP"

Year 5

Spelling theme:

y as a vowel sound

rhyme

symbol

system

forty

curiosity

gymnastics

cryptic

cry

cycle

style

Find the meaning of these 2 words

? abysmal

? dynamic

Make sure you know the meaning of EVERY word & would be able to use it in a sentence. Find 2 of your own

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Spelling theme: silent t

hustle

rustle

glisten

listen

fasten

soften

castle

whistle

bustle

Christmas

Make sure you know the meaning of EVERY word & would be able to use it in a sentence.

Now find the meaning of these 2 words

 jostle

apostle

Find 2 of your own

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Spelling theme:

prefix = able

  1. understandable
  1. breakable
  1. suitable
  1. enjoyable
  1. adorable
  1. reliable
  1. enviable
  1. miserable
  1. comfortable
  1. noticeable

Find the meaning of these 2 words

? inconceivable

? reputable

Make sure you know the meaning of EVERY word

Would you be able to use it in a sentence? 

Find 2 of your own words that use the spelling pattern

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Words to be tested 19th October

cereal

serial

heard

herd

steal

steel

stationary

stationery

father

farther

Now find 2 sets of your own

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NB Ensure you know the definition of each word so that you could use it in a sentence of your own

Vocabulary Enrichment

Can you find out the definition of the following two words and use them in a sentence?

complement

compliment

Week 4 (28th September)

Words to be tested 5th September

fought

bought

cough

brought

rough

enough

through

tough

thorough

ought

NB Ensure you know the definition of each word so that you could use it in a sentence of your own

Vocabulary Enrichment

Can you find out the definition of the following two words and use them in a sentence?

overwrought

thoroughfare

Week 3 (21st September)

Words to be tested 28th September

terrible

possible

sensible

visible

legible

edible

reversible

credible

horrible

plausible

 

NB Ensure you know the definition of each word so that you could use it in a sentence of your own

Vocabulary Enrichment

Can you find out the definition of the following two words and use them in a sentence?

compatible

eligible

Week 2 (14th September)

Words to be tested 21st September

numb

thumb

crumb

plumber

doubt

limb

climb

tomb

comb

subtle

NB Ensure you know the definition of each word so that you could use it in a sentence of your own

Vocabulary Enrichment

Can you find out the definition of the following two words and use them in a sentence?

aplomb

succumb

 

Week 1 (7th September)

Due to their sterling work in the spelling assessment today, Year 5 do not have any spelling homework this week.


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